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Otto Schneid Papers

Otto Schneid, born in Jablunkova, Czechoslovakia, January 30, 1900, was an art historian, professor, writer, and artist. During the 1930s he began work on a dictionary of twentieth century Jewish artists to be published in Vienna in 1938, but the plates were confiscated by the Nazis. In 1939 he went to Palestine (Israel) as a research student at Jerusalem University. From 1948-1960 he taught art history at the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology), Haifa, and continued to write about art. In 1960 he decided to concentrate on his creative work (poetry, painting, sculpting) and moved to the United States, where he lived from 1960 to 1963. During that period he had seven one-man shows there and one in Canada. In 1964 he moved to Canada where he continued to paint and to write. He died in Toronto in 1974.

The collection consists of research materials for Schneid's unpublished book on 20th century Jewish artists in Europe, manuscripts for his published and unpublished works, and galleys for his published writings. The research materials include correspondence with more than 120 Jewish artists, copies of their exhibition catalogues, and other published works, and photographs of their art. Most of these artists perished during the Second World War.

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Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence
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Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--The man-made hell
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Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Autobiography and biography--Prints
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Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--Kornelie Maas
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Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Prints by Other Artists--1930-1955
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aberdam, alfred
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ascher, georg
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Typescript with holograph revisions and notes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--The man-made hell, a search for rescue....
Otto Schneid Papers
by Prince Roman, Count de Sora ; Schneid, Otto
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Four autograph letters signed, fifty-six typed letters signed, with typescripts, printed card, and envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--Prince Roma, Count de...
Typescript and carbon copy with holograph revisions.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--The man-made hell, a search for rescue....
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Twenty-one autograph letters signed, three autograph notes signed, nine typed letters signed, fifteen typed letters, with printed announcements, and envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
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Fourty-four autograph letters signed, seven autograph notes signed, thirty-seven typed letters signed, one-hundred and twenty-seven typed letters.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--1962
Otto Schneid Papers
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Autograph letter signed, with two typed letters signed about Abraham Kosloff
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Fourteen prints from the African Belgium Congo.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Autobiography and biography--Prints from...
Typescript.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--The man-made hell, a search for rescue....
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Fifty autograph letters signed, nine autograph notes signed, thirty-four typed letters signed, nintety-four typed letters, with envelopes and pamphlet.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--1963
Otto Schneid Papers
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"Essays in German on Art and Artists". Holograph and typescript drafts.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Other Writings--Typescript by Otto Schneid.
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Prints and photocopies of text on art exhibitions by Otto Schneid.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Biographical Materials--Prints and text on art...
One autograph letter signed, one typed letter signed, one typed letter.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal and Business Correspondence in...
The Problem of a Starting Base for all Philosophy.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Writings, Published and Unpublished. Holograph...
Experience and the New
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--TWritings, Published and Unpublished. Holograph...
Four typed letters signed, three autograph notes signed, one typed letter, with ephemera.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal and Business Correspondence in...
Autograph letter signed, with printed folder, and envelope.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
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Fifty autograph letters signed, six autograph notes signed, twenty-seven typed letters signed, seventy-one typed letters, with envelopes and clippings.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--1968
Otto Schneid Papers
by Scott, Hugh ; Thomas, Jean ; Service, Jas D. ; Vejvoda, M. ; Belanger, Robert H. ; Davis, Jack ; Palmstierna, C. F. ; Day, Archibald A. ; Scott, Graham ; Hambro, Edvard ; Jaffin, Carol ; Calovski, Mitko ; Maheu, Rene ; Leeson, W. Thorn ; Schneid, Otto
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Eighteen typed letters signed, two autograph letters signed, six typed letter, with envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal and Business Correspondence in...
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Nineteen autograph letters signed, twenty autograph notes signed, nineteen typed letters signed, typed note signed, two printed cards, and envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--Arthur Secunda
Three prints.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Photographs and Cards of Art Before and After...
Fifteen autograph letters signed, sixteen typed letters signed, two autograph notes signed, four typed letters, with envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal and Business Correspondence in...
Promotional announcements and clippings about his art
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence and biographical...
Five Phases of Decay of Art.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Writings, Published and Unpublished. Holograph...
"Otto Schneid his life & art". Copyright Diplomatic Press, typescript with manuscript revisions, photocopy.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence and biographical...
Introducing an Innovation: Opticism.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Writings, Published and Unpublished. Holograph...
"Mensch Wohin?" Typescript draft
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--The man-made hell, a search for rescue....
Four autograph letters signed, five typed letters signed, with envelope.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--"Original Important Letters" from...
Otto Schneid Papers
by Canadian Society for the Study of the History and Philosophy of Science ; Paterson, G. R. ; King, John ; Schneid, Otto
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One autograph letter signed, one autograph note signed, five typed letters, with conference programme, association membership card, and recipt.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--Canadian Society for...
The Rise of Art.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Writings, Published and Unpublished. Holograph...
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Photocopy of "Otto's Treasure: Jewish Art/Artifacts".
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Biographical Materials--"Otto's Treasure:...
Autograph letter signed, typed note signed, three typed letters signed, with envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--"Original Important Letters" from...
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Fifty-one autograph letters signed, ten autograph notes signed, thirty-five typed letters signed, ninety-one typed letters, with envelopes and clippings.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--1965
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One autograph letter signed, one typed letter.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--Ernest Rohdenburg.
Two autograph letters signed, five typed letters signed.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--"Original Important Letters" from...
This Is the Word of a Lonely Artists.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Writings, Published and Unpublished. Holograph...
Ancient Civilizations and Arts of the Middle East
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--TWritings, Published and Unpublished. Holograph...
Three typed letters signe, one autograph letter signed.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal and Business Correspondence in...
Correspondence with the East-West Library in 1944-1947. Two autograph notes signed (photcopies), typed letter signed.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973
Six autograph letters signed, with clipping, and envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
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Fifty-four typed letters signed, one autograph note, six autograph notes signed, and two typescripts, with clippings.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--Joseph Spund
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Fourty-nine autograph letters signed, eleven autograph notes signed, fourty typed letters signed, fourty typed letters, with enveloped.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--1961
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Notes for bibliography.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Notes--Notes for bibliography.
Four autograph letters signed, one autograph note signed.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal and Business Correspondence in...
Towards Old New Ethics.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Writings, Published and Unpublished. Holograph...
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Holograph draft and typed letter signed from Otto Schneid to Jacob Epstein, with clipping, and envelope.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
Typescript text with holograph revisions
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--The man-made hell, a search for rescue....
Autograph letter signed, two typed letters signed with biographies typescript, and envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
Introducing a Vegetarian Philosophy, 1969. Lecture.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Writings, Published and Unpublished. Holograph...
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Forty-two autograph letters signed, ten autograph notes signed, thirty-nine typed letters signed, seventy-four typed letters, with envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--1966
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Photocopies of reviews of Otto Schneid's paintings and books.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Biographical Materials--Reviews of Otto...
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Thirty-six autograph letters signed, five autograph notes signed, fifty-three typed letters signed, one-hundred and ten typed letters, with envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--1964
"Optical self observation and a new pictorial concept", by Otto Schneid, typescript, carbon copy, with with eight photographs of art.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence and biographical...
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Two autograph letters signed, one typed letters signed, four typed letters.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--Philip Slomovitz
Three autograph letters signed, with printed card for Zygmunt Menkes, printed text, and envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
Two autograph letters signed, with printed folder and clipping, and envelope.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
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Autograph letter signed, with clippings about Lawrence Levy-Bloch, and envelope.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
Twelve autograph letters sined, one autograph note signed, four typed letters signed, one typed letter.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal and Business Correspondence in...
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Autograph letter signed, with autobiography typescript carbon company, clippings, printed cards, and envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
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Manuscript note by Otto Schneid, with printed cards, and envelope.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
Holograph draft of "Kapitel 5" in typescript also with holograph revisions
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Holograph draft of "Kapitel 5" in...
Otto Schneid Papers
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Twenty-nine autograph letters signed, seven autograph notes signed, nine typed letters signed, with printed announcements, with biography typescript carcon copy, and envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
Two autograph letters signed, typed letter signed, autograph note signed on verso of printed card, and biography in typescript, with envelope.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
Otto Schneid Papers
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Thirty-one autograph letters signed, five autograph notes signed, sixteen typed letters signed, thirty-four typed letters, one typed note signed, with envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--1970
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Three typed letters signed about Emis Krausz, with envelope.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
Typescript text
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--The man-made hell, a search for rescue....
Eight autograph letters signed, typed letter signed, two autograph notes signed, with printed biography, and envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
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Offprints on art.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Biographical Materials--Offprints on art
Correspondence with Erwin Tramer in 1947-1948. Three typed letters signed, three photographs, with envelope.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973
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Autograph letter signed, with printed cards and announcements, and envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Correspondence, Schneid, Otto,...
Seven typed letters signed, eighty-four typed letters, two autograph letters signed, with clippings.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--The man-made hell, a search for rescue....
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Four autograph letters signed, two typed letters, nine typed letters, with clippings and ephemera.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal and Business Correspondence in...
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Twelve autograph letter signed, two autograph note, ninety-three typed letters signed, seventy-four typed letters, with thirty-seven invoices, and envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--Fratelli Alinari
Mimeographed text with holograph notes
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--[Tsiyure bet ha-keneset be-Dura-Europus]...
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Fifteen autograph letters signed, five autograph notes signed, five typed letters, with envelopes.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Personal Correspondence--Kornelie Maas
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Photocopies of lists and correspondence.
Topics: Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973, Schneid, Otto, 1929-1973--Biographical Materials--Lists and Correspondence